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Table 3 Magnetic resonance imaging acquisition protocol

From: Pain reduction with oral methotrexate in knee osteoarthritis, a pragmatic phase iii trial of treatment effectiveness (PROMOTE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Plane Sequence Slice Thickness
Sagittal T1 SE 2 mm
Sagittal PD FSE TE = 40 Fat Saturated 3 mm
Sagittal T2 FSE Fat Saturated 3 mm
Coronal PD FSE TE = 40 Fat Saturated 3 mm
Coronal STIR 4 mm
Axial PD FSE TE = 40 Fat Saturated 3 mm
Post gadolinium:
Sagittal T1 3D SPGR Fat Saturated/Water Excitation Isotropic